Afghanistan's U-20 (under 20) national football team on Wednesday left Kabul for Dushanbe, Tajikistan, for the CAFA Junior Championship, an international football competition in Central Asia.
Afghans will face Uzbekistan in their first match of the competition on Friday.
The tournament started in Dushanbe on June 9 and will end on June 18.
Afghanistan, Tajikistan, Iran, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan will take part in the tournament.
The CAFA Junior Championship is an international football competition in Central Asia for the member nations of the Central Asian Football Association (CAFA).